Meaning of macromolecule

mac•ro•mol•e•cule

Pronunciation: (mak"ru-mol'u-kyl"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a very large molecule, as a colloidal particle, protein, or esp. a polymer, composed of hundreds or thousands of atoms.
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